Closing Words and Thoughts

Mantra Lokah Samastah Sukhino Bhavantu Meaning: May all beings everywhere be happy and free This mantra is taken from the final line of the Mangala Mantra, found in the oldest yogic text in Indo-Iranian culture, the Rig Veda, dated to approx. 1700-1100 BCE. Page 50 A Little Bit of Mantras – Lilly Cushman   The …

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Week 6 Questions

How have you responded to the feeling of joy this week? Did you complete week 5 exercise? How do you feel about the humming exercise? Review your answer to the week 1 question ‘What would you like to take away from this practice or leave behind?’ How do you feel about your answer this week? …

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Week 6 Aims

Introduce integrating iRest into every day life Complete iRest meditation / yoga nidra

Week 5 Exercises

Time: 15 minutes Sit in a comfortable position or lie down. Set a timer for 5 minutes and hum. Breath in and on the exhale hum. Hum at any pitch you like. You might like to try different pitches, high or low. You can hum gently. Feel the vibration from the hum. Imagine the vibration …

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The Feeling of Joy

Searching for Something. For most people joy, happiness, peace, well-being, and equanimity are relative experiences, coming and going, depending upon the changing conditions of life. Changing conditions may include our state of health, family, interpersonal and professional relationships, job and other life-related circumstances. We are taught that joy is dependent upon our possession of some …

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Week 5 Questions

How have you become more aware of your cognitions this week? Did you complete week 4 exercise opposite of cognitions throughout the week? Have you noticed a change in how you view your thoughts?

Week 5 Aims

Introduce joy/equanimity/sense of OK-ness Week 5 exercise Complete iRest meditation / yoga nidra

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